adolescentnoun [C]uk us /ˌæd.əˈles.ənt/
adolescentadjectiveuk us /ˌæd.əˈles.ənt/
- He eventually outgrew his adolescent interest in war and guns.
- The council was hoping to turn a children's home into a residence for adolescent girls.
- My daughter became quite difficult to deal with during her adolescent years.
- A lot of adolescent girls suffer from low self-esteem.
- It's sad to see a grown man acting in such an adolescent way.
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